Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Pretty Much Amazing: 40 Best Albums of 2013

10 December 2013

Pretty Much Amazing: 40 Best Albums of 2013, top 10 presented alphabetically

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011]

  1. Oneohtrix Point NeverR Plus Seven
  2. TORRESTorres
  3. Chance The RapperAcid Rap
  4. The KnifeShaking the Habitual
  5. Earl SweatshirtDoris
  6. FoxygenWe Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic
  7. PhosphorescentMuchacho
  8. Youth LagoonWondrous Bughouse
  9. Kurt VileWakin on a Pretty Daze
  10. DeerhunterMonomania
  11. Neko CaseThe Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
  12. WaxahatcheeCerulean Salt
  13. Arctic MonkeysAM
  14. HaimDays Are Gone
  15. IceageYou’re Nothing
  16. Laura MarlingOnce I Was an Eagle
  17. London GrammarIf You Wait
  18. RhyeWoman
  19. FKA twigsEP2
  20. My Bloody Valentinembv
  21. Boards of CanadaTomorrow’s Harvest
  22. James BlakeOvergrown
  23. FoalsHoly Fire
  24. Jai Pauldemos
  25. The WeekndKiss Land
  26. Fuck ButtonsSlow Focus
  27. various artists — After Dark 2
  28. David BowieThe Next Day
  29. Marnie SternThe Chronicles of Marnia
  30. Janelle MonáeThe Electric Lady